Common questions

How do I control fan speed on Acer bios?

How do I control fan speed on Acer bios?

Select “System Cooling Policy” from the submenu. Click the down arrow under “System Cooling Policy” to reveal a drop-down menu. Select “Active” from the drop-down menu to increase the speed of your CPU’s cooling fan. Click “Apply” and then “OK.”

How do I know if my Acer laptop fan is working?

Right after turning the laptop on, before Windows starts, you should notice the fan come on. As you’re hard of hearing, if you can’t hear it hold the back of your hand by the fan vent and you should notice more air flow.

Does Acer Aspire 7 have fan control?

If you don’t have a ‘cool boost’ option in Acer quick access application, there is no way you can manually control the fan speed. You can find it under the ‘application’ tab.

How can I control my laptop fan speed?

Look for a System Configuration option, navigate to it (usually using the cursor keys), and then look for a setting related to your fan. On our test machine this was an option called ‘Fan Always On’ which was enabled. Most PCs will give you the option to set temperature thresholds when you want the fan to kick in.

Why is my Acer laptop fan so loud?

A metallic “Ka-thunk” sound usually indicates your mechanical HDD is dead or dying. If you have loud fan noise that just kicks on after a while, when you have not been doing anything taxing on the computer, it’s possible that there is dust or other ventilation issues.

How do I manually turn my laptop fan on?

How to Manually Power on CPU Fans

  1. Start or restart your computer.
  2. Enter the BIOS menu by pressing and holding down the appropriate key while your computer is starting up.
  3. Locate the “Fan Settings” section.
  4. Look for the “Smart Fan” option and select it.
  5. Select “Save Settings and Exit.”

How do I check my laptop fan settings?

Method 2 – Control Fan Speed on Laptop Windows 10 PC Using BIOS/UEFI

  1. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to locate Fan Speed Control options.
  2. Go to Monitor > Status > Fan Speed Control.
  3. Look for RPM settings for your computer fan.
  4. Repeat the same step No.
  5. Press Esc repeatedly until you find the Exit menu.

How do I clean my laptop fan without opening it?

How Do I Clean My Laptop Fan Without Taking It Apart? The best way to clean a laptop without taking it apart is using compressed air. It’s cheap, readily available, and provides the safest and easiest ways to clean a laptop of dust and debris without taking it apart.

Should I clean my laptop fan?

It is important that you clean out laptop fans at least once a year to prevent overheating. If you don’t want to risk ruining your fans by removing them, use the compressed air method that we discussed above to gently remove dust every 6 months. Tip: You can purchase a dust filter to keep your computer fans clean.

Does the Acer Aspire v3-571g have a bad fan?

But and yes, this is a common fault with the Acer Aspire V3-571G’s, the single cooling fan is not adequate to cool both the CPU and GPU in the V3-571G ‘what were Acer thinking’? Also, there are not enough vents in the bottom case of the V3 to seriously cool this laptop, very poor design!

How to turn off fan control on Acer laptop?

Alternatively someone modified the original (proprietary) Acer application and removed the serial check. Just execute the install.exe in the Install subfolder and then use the FanControl.exe to chose ON/OFF.

What is the running temperature of the v3-571g?

Firstly, I run my V3-571G on Windows 10 Pro 64bit and by doing the below modifications the laptop runs at and between 55c to 65c and in gaming (using the NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M) it never goes above 85c.